Executive team

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Matthew Roberts

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Matthew Roberts has over 15 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions, structuring, capital raising, IPOs and reverse listings. He specialises in corporate advisory, capital raisings and M&A in the mining and financial services industries throughout Australasia, Europe and the United States.

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George Paxton

DIRECTOR

George Paxton is a business analyst with an extensive portfolio of financial analytical skills. Previous experience includes senior positions within Pearson Plc, a FTSE 100 company, working within financial research and analysis providing banks and hedge funds with actionable intelligence and analysis.

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Peter Dick

HEAD OF INSTITUTIONAL

Peter is the Head of Institutional at Ascot Securities. He has over 37 years of experience in the Australian equity markets and has held senior roles with other ASX Participants including, Hambros, E.L & C Baillieu, Ord Minnett and Instinet. Peter is also a Master of SAA.

Wealth Advisory team

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Scot Burton

HEAD OF TRADING

Scot is the Head of Trading and he has over 25 years of industry and execution experience both locally and in the US and Asian markets. Scot was previously Head of Dealing and Execution with Instinet Australia.

Institutional team

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Peter Dick

HEAD OF INSTITUTIONAL

Peter is the Head of Institutional at Ascot Securities. He has over 37 years of experience in the Australian equity markets and has held senior roles with other ASX Participants including, Hambros, E.L & C Baillieu, Ord Minnett and Instinet. Peter is also a Master of SAA.

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Ian Simmonds

HEAD OF INSTITUTIONAL SALES

Ian has over 36 years’ experience in the financial markets and specialises in providing optimised solutions for institutional clients. Having held Executive positions for a number of Investment Banks and Brokers, he will bring a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the firm.

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Ben Suttie

SENIOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVISER

Ben has over 20 years experience in financial & commodity markets. He started his career as a Grain Trader with Cargill in the UK in the late 1990’s. After returning to Australia he joined Bell Commodities as a futures & options broker. From there he joined UBS in Sydney as an Equities sell side Sales Trader to mostly International clients. In 2000 he was poached to go to Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong where he spent 10 years as a Generalist sales trader covering the Asia region ex Japan across stocks & derivatives. From there he joined Macquarie with stints in HK & Sydney. After Macquarie he joined Ord Minnett for a short time before joining Ascot Securities.